Occupational Hazards Of Pesticide Exposure: Sampling, Monitoring, Measuring

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CRC Press, Nov 16, 1998 - Science - 251 pages
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With three million intoxications a year, global concern about occupational exposure to pesticides makes it crucial that occupational health professionals be able monitor pesticide exposure. With a useful analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of classic and modern techniques, Occupational Hazards of Pesticide Exposure permits professionals to undertake these tasks with techniques best suited to a given situation. Includes descriptions and examples of how to: o Quantify aerial drift of pesticide sprays o Determine on-target/off-target loss of pesticide o Measure disposition of pesticides on surfaces o Detect translocation of residues for air and surfaces to skin o Measure absorption through the skin o Quantify residues or metabolites in biological fluids o Determine the extent of neurological impairment
 

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Contents

DISLODGEABLE FOLIAR RESIDUES OF PESTICIDES
51
DERMAL PENETRATION
81
OCCUPATIONAL MONITORING
121
REVIEW OF VIDEO IMAGING TECHNIQUES FOR ESTIMATING
135
BIOMONITORING HUMAN PESTICIDE EXPOSURES
187
NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL
209
CONCLUSIONS AND HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT EXAMPLES
231
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